Solutions Architect (Cloudera)

We are currently seeking Solutions Architects to join our Field Technical Services team.

Cloudera Solutions Architects do not act as typical consultants – they function as team leads and can expect to work with some of EMEA’s most exciting private and public sector organisations. Our customer engagements range from simple deployments of our Hadoop based Enterprise Data Hub, CDH, to large scale analytics use case design and deployment. We are seeking exceptional individuals with strong technical and client consulting experience.

At Cloudera, our goal is to make each individual feel valued for his or her contributions to the company’s mission. We are looking for talented individuals who want to do remarkable things. We strive to create an environment of casual intensity where people enjoy coming to work every day.

General attributes
Showing 110% motivation & enthusiasm about Hadoop
Self-starter with confidence in getting to the finish line, regardless of what hurdles are in the way.
Ability to learn quickly and be self-taught with an insatiable appetite for learning new skills
Team player: someone who will go the extra mile to help his colleagues succeed
Ability to travel up to 70%
Proficiency in a second European language is a plus.
Customer engagement
Experience in delivering technical presentations and demonstrations
Excellent communicator who has experience presenting to a wide range of audiences
Demonstrated experience gathering, scoping and documenting customer business requirements
Consulting background and/or comfort in working with customers
Database and Data Management
In-depth knowledge of the following: SQL – query optimization and data model design
One or more of Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL
Batch operations (e.g. writing MapReduce, ETL jobs)
Familiarity with data warehousing concepts
Network Management
Solid OS / networking fundamentals
In-depth knowledge of Linux
System administration knowledge
Concurrency and synchronisation
Optimization and troubleshooting
Fallacies of distributed computing
Knowledge of distributed systems
Understanding of configuration management systems (e.g. Puppet, Chef) and concepts behind mass configuration
High availability and business continuity
Queuing patterns and pipeline design
L2 vs. L3 networking, network architecture, VLANs, hardware device design basics
Virtual memory management
Messaging systems and patterns
In-depth knowledge of the following: Java
In-depth knowledge of the following: Python
General scripting skills
Data Science 
Experience with analytics and BI tools
Deep understanding of statistical methods

Must be eligible to work in the EU



Cloudera is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Job posted 9/23/2015